Earth's Changing Surfaces Printables Gallery

Take a sneak peek inside our printable book, "Earth's Changing Surfaces (Grades 6-10)." Included are worksheets and activities that teach students how to read maps, understand different types of soil, perform hands-on activities, and more. This slideshow is just a sampling of all you can find in the printable book!
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Updated on: October 16, 2008
Students are asked to identify the location of cities on a map and determine the distances between them. Assesses their knowledge of maps, map projections, latitude and longitude, scales, and topographic maps. Scoring rubric and background notes included.
Students are asked to identify which of two soil samples would be best for planting a garden. Assesses their understanding of weathering, soil formation, soil composition, and soil fertility. Scoring rubric and background notes included.
Students create a model that shows a variety of landform features created by river erosion and deposition. Assesses their knowledge of landform features created by river erosion and deposition, as well as their understanding of the processes involved. Scoring rubric and background notes included.
Students create a drawing of rock layers in a cliff by interpreting the notes of a geologist. Assesses their knowledge of the laws of superposition, extrusions, intrusions, index fossils, relative and absolute dating, the geologic time scale, and major events in Earth's history. Scoring rubric and background notes included.
Students create a model for raindrop formation using the materials given. Assesses their understanding of evaporation, condensation, and the water cycle. Scoring rubric and background notes included.
Students create a model demonstrating how flooding affects the amount of material eroded by a river. Assesses their understanding of the factors that affect a river's speed and how rivers cause erosion. Scoring rubric and background notes included.
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